Lay representation on pension fund trustee boards is one of the hallmarks of occupational pensions in Europe and other parts of the world
President Trump’s aggressive protectionist rhetoric has raised concerns. Many fear that the measures he is advocating could lead to an all-out trade war
The prolongation for 18 months of pension funds’ exemption from posting collateral when trading over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives is leading PensionsEurope to seek clarification.
There is increasing attention in Brussels on company reporting, taxation and offshore financial centres. The G20 and some OECD countries have demanded country-by-country reporting rules for multinational companies with a turnover over €750m
Global pension funds are looking with interest at the $1trn (€960bn) Trump Private Sector Financing Plan for infrastructure construction. It could offer an opportunity for investors seeking stable, cash-generating investments.
Are financial markets too optimistic about the impact of Donald Trump’s administration? That is a big unanswered question in the aftermath of his surprise victory in the presidential election
Trump and I agree on one thing: liberals and centrists love to whinge. If we are clever, we engage in intellectual self-gratification, showing how well we understand the complexity. If now isn’t the time for a big pivot in how we show up in the world, in actions and not just sophisticated banter, when would be?
Early on Wednesday 9 November we learnt that Donald Trump would be president of the US, and two days later I heard I may have a cancer.
In 2001, the Myners report raised the issue of the investment value chain and how pension funds could improve outcomes through their governance structure. It also highlighted market inefficiencies in areas like peer-group herding and investment consulting. The interaction between fiduciary duty and the provision of institutional investment services had not been explored so extensively before and the report resonated widely outside the UK.
In 2001, the Myners report raised the issue of the investment value chain and how pension funds could improve outcomes through their governance structure. It also highlighted market inefficiencies in areas like peer-group herding and investment consulting
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